Spotlight Staff As part of the Alberta Jobs Plan, the provincial government is giving support to municipalities and organizations to work together on economic development projects that diversify and grow local economies. Through the new Community and Regional Economic Support…
Birds that flock together, stay together

It’s migration season for the ducks and geese, as you can see them flying overhead in the region day and night. In this photo, a large flock of geese and some ducks take off from a field at Donnelly Corner…
Manatees meet their best times at provincials

Mac Olsen Express Staff The Smoky River Manatees Swim Club didn’t bring home any medals from provincials, but the outcome is pleasing for coach Natasha Smit. Six swimmers and four alternates went to provincials in Edmonton during Aug. 19-21. The…
Share your views on the Wireless Code!

Canada News Wire News release GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 13, 2016 /CNW/ The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is inviting Canadians to share their views on how the Wireless Code is helping to address the issues with their wireless services.…
Show and Shine a big hit in Slave Lake

Katrina Owens For Spotlight The 10th Annual Show and Shine hosted by Route 88 Rods & Customs swept Slave Lake by storm on Sept. 9 and 10, 2016. Various cars, motorcyles and trucks lined Main Street and brought in quite…

Mac Olsen Express Staff During their meeting on Sept. 12, the council for the Town of Falher approved an agreement that will allow the Smoky Applied Research and Demonstration Association to use the Falher Regional Recreation Complex for their trade…

Express Staff   On Sept. 13, between 8:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m., a 2011 white GMC Sierra 3500 was stolen near Girouxville. Moments prior to the theft, an older black SUV was seen in the immediate area. The Alberta licence…

Government of Alberta News release If you are a single Albertan whose net income is below $47,500 or a couple or family whose net income is below $95,000, you will receive a full rebate. The rebate begins to phase out…